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<p class=MsoBodyText style='margin-bottom:6.0pt'><b><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif"'>FELLOWSHIP IN HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH FEINBERG SCHOOL OF
MEDICINE, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>

<p style='margin-bottom:6.0pt;text-align:justify'>The Institute for Healthcare
Studies and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of
Northwestern University&#8217;s Feinberg School of Medicine, anticipate the
availability of post-doctoral health services research fellowships. These
two-year, full-time fellowships provide an opportunity for individuals who have
completed an M.D. or <st1:PersonName w:st="on">Ph.D.</st1:PersonName> to gain
expertise and experience in health services and outcomes research, with the
goal of preparing fellows for a career in health services and outcomes
research. Program graduates will help ensure that there are adequate numbers of
highly trained individuals to carry out the Nation's health services research
agenda, with a focus on improving quality and safety of healthcare, enhancing
access and healthcare equity, and appraising the effectiveness of healthcare
expenditures and health policy.&nbsp; Positions preferably begin between June and
September 2011.<o:p></o:p></p>

<p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:6.0pt;
margin-left:0in;text-align:justify'>Research is centered on the following
topical areas: <o:p></o:p></p>

<ul style='margin-top:0in' type=disc>
 <li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;
     text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Disability
     and Rehabilitation<o:p></o:p></span></li>
</ul>

<p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:0in;margin-left:
.5in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span
style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span
style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></span></span><![endif]>Healthcare Equity <o:p></o:p></p>

<p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:0in;margin-left:
.5in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span
style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span
style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></span></span><![endif]>Patient Safety<o:p></o:p></p>

<ul style='margin-top:0in' type=disc>
 <li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;
     text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Healthcare
     Quality<o:p></o:p></span></li>
 <li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;
     text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Healthcare
     Communication<o:p></o:p></span></li>
 <li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;
     text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Health
     Services and Outcomes Research<o:p></o:p></span></li>
 <li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;
     text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Health
     Policy<o:p></o:p></span></li>
 <li class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;
     text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Healthcare
     Economics and Comparative Effectiveness<o:p></o:p></span></li>
</ul>

<p class=MsoBodyText style='mso-margin-top-alt:6.0pt;margin-right:0in;
margin-bottom:6.0pt;margin-left:0in;text-align:justify'><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif"'>The major clinical areas for research include general
internal medicine, maternal and child health, health of persons with
disabilities, hospital medicine, emergency medicine, psychiatry and behavioral
sciences, transplantation surgery, and rheumatology.&nbsp; The fellowship
requires enrollment in one of the following degrees: MS in Health Services and
Outcomes Research, MS of Public Health, MS in Healthcare Quality and Patient
Safety, MS in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, or MS in Clinical Investigation. <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoBodyText style='mso-margin-top-alt:6.0pt;margin-right:0in;
margin-bottom:6.0pt;margin-left:0in;text-align:justify'><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif"'>Information is available at </span><a
href="http://www.medschool.northwestern.edu/ihs/education/index.html"><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>http://www.medschool.northwestern.edu/ihs/education/index.html</span></a><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>. <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoBodyText style='mso-margin-top-alt:6.0pt;margin-right:0in;
margin-bottom:6.0pt;margin-left:0in;text-align:justify'><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif"'>The fellowship program builds on the synergy between
several Northwestern University departments, schools and organizations,
including Feinberg School of Medicine Departments of Medicine (Divisions of
General Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Gastroenterology), Pediatrics, Obstetrics
and Gynecology (Maternal Fetal Medicine), Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,
Emergency Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Surgery (Transplantation) and the Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate
School of Management, Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center, the Buehler Center on
Aging, the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences,&nbsp; and the
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoBodyText style='margin-bottom:6.0pt;text-align:justify'><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Applicants should submit their
curriculum vitae, detailed statement of career objectives and research
interests, official graduate transcripts, and two letters of recommendation to <st1:PersonName
w:st="on">Allen Heinemann</st1:PersonName>, PhD, Co-Chair, Executive Committee,
Fellowship in Health Services Research, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago,
345 E. Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611 (<a
href="mailto:a-heinemann@northwestern.edu"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>a-heinemann@northwestern.edu</span></a>).<i><o:p></o:p></i></span></p>

<p class=MsoBodyText style='margin-bottom:6.0pt;text-align:justify'><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>We encourage applications from women,
minorities, and persons with disabilities. Northwestern University is an
affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span lang=DE style='color:navy'>Allen W. Heinemann, PhD,
ABPP (RP), FACRM<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='color:navy'>Professor, Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='color:navy'>&nbsp; Feinberg School of Medicine,
Northwestern University<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='color:navy'>Director, Center for Rehabilitation
Outcomes Research<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='color:navy'>&nbsp; Rehabilitation Institute of
Chicago<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='color:navy'>345 East Superior Street<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='color:navy'>Chicago, IL&nbsp; 60611-2654 USA<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='color:navy'>+1.312.238.2802 (v)
+1.312.238.4572(f)<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='color:navy'><a
href="mailto:a-heinemann@northwestern.edu"
title="mailto:a-heinemann@northwestern.edu">a-heinemann@northwestern.edu</a> <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><i><span style='color:navy'><a href="http://www.ric.org/cror"
title="http://www.ric.org/cror">www.ric.org/cror</a></span></i><span
style='color:navy'><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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